The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Horses & Ponies

by Catherine Austen

September 15, 2013 | Hardcover

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Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the horse. Discover the horse throughout history and culture, its uses, anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose and buy a horse, care, health, breeding, tack and equipment, riding and training, and competing. Succinct clear entries cover all the main breeds of horse (nearly 200), split into ponies, light horses and heavy horses and organised by country. Helpful statistics and icons provide essential information at a glance.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 10.5 × 8.5 × 0.98 in

Published: September 15, 2013

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0857758810

ISBN - 13: 9780857758811

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The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Horses & Ponies

The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Horses & Ponies

by Catherine Austen

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 10.5 × 8.5 × 0.98 in

Published: September 15, 2013

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0857758810

ISBN - 13: 9780857758811

From the Publisher

Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the horse. Discover the horse throughout history and culture, its uses, anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose and buy a horse, care, health, breeding, tack and equipment, riding and training, and competing. Succinct clear entries cover all the main breeds of horse (nearly 200), split into ponies, light horses and heavy horses and organised by country. Helpful statistics and icons provide essential information at a glance.

About the Author

Catherine Austen is Hunting, Racing and Polo editor at Horse & Hound, and covers a wide variety of equestrian sports for that and other publications. She is an experienced Pony Club instructor, and regularly competes and goes hunting. She contributed to the BHS Complete Horse & Pony Care Manual.

Sarah Gorrie has ridden and kept horses for many years and is dressage, team chasing and sport horse editor at Horse & Hound. She contributes to other sporting websites and equestrian publications such as HORSE.

Pippa Roome is eventing editor of Horse & Hound. She was previously assistant editor of Eventing magazine and has also contributed features to German newspaper Welt am Sonntag.

Nicola Jane Swinney is the hunting editor of Horse & Hound. She is the author of several equestrian titles, including the bestselling Spirit of the Horse, and is a regular contributor to other publications, both here and in the USA.